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Corporate Members 2022

3PB Albion Chambers Ashfords Barcan + Kirby Beale & Co Bevan Brittan BLM Burges Salmon Clarke Willmott CMS CMNO DAC Beachcroft The Family Law Practice Foot Anstey (including Enable Law) Freeths Fussell Wright GL Law Guildhall Chambers Irwin Mitchell Solicitors Lyons Davidson Marc White & Co Meade King Osborne Clarke Paragon Costs Solutions Queen Square Chambers Royds Withy King Simmons … more

BLS features in Bristol Post oldest thriving companies in Bristol

Excerpt from the article: How Bristol’s oldest companies are still thriving after more than 100 years in business They include the city’s last-surviving chocolate maker a wine merchant and a tannery. Why do some companies struggle to survive beyond a year while others flourish for hundreds? Although more than 90 per cent of small companies in Britain will survive one … more

BLS Annual Awards Dinner 3rd November 2022

Check out our digital Awards Brochure with a welcome from our C0-Presidents, full details of the award categories and links to our wonderful supporters who make this event possible. We look forward to celebrating the best of the local profession with you on 3rd November! BLS Awards 2022 Digital Brochure Nomination Brochure 2022 Nomination Online Submissions Booking Form 2022


Bristol University is to host a panel discussion, featuring Professors Steven Greer and Malcolm Evans of the University of Bristol Law School, and Dr Yuval Ginbar, of Amnesty International, entitled “Torture, inhuman and degrading treatment: in no circumstances?”, taking place in the Great Hall of the Wills Memorial Building, 9 November, 6:30pm – 8pm.

This discussion is part of “Thinking Futures”, the University of Bristol’s Festival of Social Sciences and Law, a series of public events taking place, 5-9 November, across the city. Please see the attached invitation for further details and for a link to the ticket-registration page.

BLS members are also invited to the Festival Launch event on Monday 5 November (6pm – 8:30pm), which begins with a wine reception and is followed by a debate on the future of local democracy.

The full programme of events can be found at